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2022 The Open Championship Purse and Prize Money Breakdown

2022 The Open Championship Purse and Prize Money Breakdown

It’s almost time for the 150th edition of The Open Championship. All eyes this week will be on the action at the Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland, where the top players in the world will gather for the right to take home a Claret Jug. But it’s more than just that priceless trophy, though. Of course, the large sum of money reserved for the winner of 2022 The Open Championship is also in the mind of every golfer. Read more about how the prizes will be broken down in this event below.

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Updated Purse and Prize Money Breakdown for the The Open Championship PGA Golf Tournament Running from July 14 to 17 2022

Where: St. Andrews Links (Old Course), Fife, Scotland

When: July 14 to 17, 2022

Lines: View all 2022 The Open Championship lines

TV Broadcast: GOLFTV


The Total Payout | $14 million

The total purse in 2022 The Open Championship is set at a massive $14 million after getting a major boost. Last year, the total purse was at $11.5 million, with Collin Morikawa getting $2.07 million for topping the field. This year, the winner will pocket $2.5 million.

Via Golf Digest:

“GA Championship and U.S. Open, there was little surprise in Friday’s announcement that the R&A is increasing the prize money payout for next week’s 150th Open Championship. The only question was by how much.

The answer? By 22 percent from 2021, bringing it to $14 million overall compared to 11.5 million. The winner will get a record $2.5 million for his victory, in addition to possession of the claret jug.”

The Complete Breakdown

Based on the standardized formula that the PGA Tour is using in dividing the purse for each event, here’s what the top-50 finishers in the tournament will receive.

1 $2,520,000.00
2 $1,526,000.00
3 $966,000.00
4 $686,000.00
5 $574,000.00
6 $507,500.00
7 $472,500.00
8 $437,500.00
9 $409,500.00
10 $381,500.00
11 $353,500.00
12 $325,500.00
13 $297,500.00
14 $269,500.00
15 $255,500.00
16 $241,500.00
17 $227,500.00
18 $213,500.00
19 $199,500.00
20 $185,500.00
21 $171,500.00
22 $157,500.00
23 $146,300.00
24 $135,100.00
25 $123,900.00
26 $112,700.00
27 $108,500.00
28 $104,300.00
29 $100,100.00
30 $95,900.00
31 $91,700.00
32 $87,500.00
33 $83,300.00
34 $79,800.00
35 $76,300.00
36 $72,800.00
37 $69,300.00
38 $66,500.00
39 $63,700.00
40 $60,900.00
41 $58,100.00
42 $55,300.00
43 $52,500.00
44 $49,700.00
45 $46,900.00
46 $44,100.00
47 $41,300.00
48 $39,060.00
49 $37,100.00
50 $35,980.00


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